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Writer branches out to VSU

Written by Darla Dunning, Asst. Opinions Editor Prospective student writers learned from a Georgia Hall of Famer on Feb. 23. Janisse Ray is the author of six books and a collection of eco-poetry. Her latest non-fiction book, “The Seed Underground: A Revolution to Save Food,” has won five awards and deals with the exploration of the seed-saving community. She was ...

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VSU mourns Dr. Mitchell

Written by Darla Dunning, Asst. Opinions Editor VSU lost a member of its community Wednesday. Dr. Joseph Mitchell, associate professor of public relations and communication theory, died Wednesday after a lengthy illness. Dr. Mitchell was a quirky professor with a sense of humor that came across in his syllabus. One student shared her experience from taking his strategic design class. ...

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2017 Best Places to Live

Written by Darla Dunning, Asst. Opinions Editor U.S. News and World Report announced their list of the top 100 best places to live in America for 2017. The ranking of America’s 100 largest metropolitan areas was based on affordability, desirability, job openings and quality of life. According to Today.com, a survey was given to thousands of people across America to ...

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Condom Casino raises awareness for safe sex

Written by Darla Dunning, Staff Writer On Thursday, Feb. 9,  the Residence Hall Association hosted a free event called Condom Casino where students learned about safe sex by using condoms that they got to keep as their playing chips. There were over 100 students who attended this event where they learned information about sexual education while playing casino games such as ...

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Provocative poet visits VSU, ‘misses the penis’

Written by Darla Dunning, Staff Writer Kim Addonizio read a collection of her poems and stories to a full theater of students, teachers and the local community on Feb. 2. Her provocative poems and short stories that were read didn’t hold anything back, detailing her sex life and humorous adventures that led her to be a writer. Addonizio is the ...

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Weekly Weird: Professor live tweets to an empty classroom

Written by Darla Dunning, Staff Writer Instead of yelling at his students for not showing up to class, this professor decided to fire off a series of hilarious but heartbreaking tweets that went viral on Twitter. Adam H. Avitable, professor at a college in Central Florida, teaches GED-prep courses to students who lack transportation or resources to get the help ...

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